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Crime and Justice, Volume 9

Prediction and Classification in Criminal Justice Decision Making

Prediction and Classification: Criminal Justice Decision Making, a collection of commissioned essays by distinguished international scholars, is the ninth volume in the Crime and Justice series. Like its predecessors, Prediction and Classification is essential reading for scholars and researchers seeking a unified source of knowledge about crime, its causes, and its cure.

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438 pages | 6.00 x 9.00 | © 1987

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research

Criminology

Law and Legal Studies: General Legal Studies

Table of Contents

Preface
Prediction and Classification in Criminal Justice Decision Making
Don M. Gottfredson
Prediction: An Overview of Selected Methodological Issues
Stephen D. Gottfredson
Predicting Individual Crime Rates
David P. Farrington
Prediction in Criminal Justice Policy Development
John S. Goldkamp
Guideline-based Justice: Prediction and Racial Minorities
Joan Petersilia and Susan Turner
Causal Inference as a Prediction Problem
Richard A. Berk
Classification: An Overview of Selected Methodological Issues
Tim Brennan
Classification for Risk
Daniel Glaser
Classification for Treatment
Lee Sechrest
Classification for Control in Jails and Prisons
Tim Brennan
Prediction and Classification: Legal and Ethical Issues
Michael Tonry
Author Index
Subject Index

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